Proto Staff

Experts comment on “The Trust Crisis” and call for rebuilding trust within health care.

Even in his new national advisor role, the former NIH director maintains a pipeline of personal research projects.

More than a hundred COVID-19 vaccines are in development, and many use new technologies never tried on a grand scale. Here’s how each is supposed to work.

Atheendar Venkataramani explores the detrimental effects that immigration policy can have on the mental health of undocumented immigrants.

Genetic databases have helped medicine make great leaps forward. But is it really possible to keep the identities behind those genes a secret?

The homeless are the most vulnerable population in the country. How can health care reach them?

Doctors have a long history as fighters for social causes. What can be done to make sure that legacy isn’t lost?

One recent diagnostic advance may be guilty of stalling the fight against food-borne illness.

Every incapacitated patient needs someone to help make medical decisions on their behalf. But some lack any friends or family members who could help.

Two experts face off on new legislation that aims to speed up the approval process for drugs and medical devices.